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downs. i finally found a video that just boils it down. because right here, my friend andrew is lying on his sofa with his two kids just running around. and everything in life is 100% perfect. and this just goes to show you that ten seconds later everything can be destroyed. alex got something on his mind. he comes wandering back in the shot. >> oh! >> he's just beginning because he keeps going lechl. let's do some more -- now you have two children covered in vomit. one of them on the floor. now he's crying. and andrew does what all parents can do in that situation -- get a watch and watch how quickly everything changes. >> oh, man. the kid just erupted. instead of a bobby trap for himself. >> in five seconds your entire day is ruined. now both your children need to have a shower. basically have to wash and clean
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the carpet and the whole room is going to smell sick. this is why parents are stressed. like i said, peaks and trumps, up and down, every now and then you're getting up. like for example, here, emma, has discovered she likes to help dad do the laundry. >> nice. >> she can come to my house because i hate laundry. come on, baby. >> she's offering to baby sit, as long as she does the laundry. you're all caught up in the world of internet videos. rightthisminute.com will have lots more for you. or check out the next brand new episode of "right this minute."
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a police officer's lapel cam captures the frantic moments a police officer's lapel cam captures the frantic moments after a car slams into a cafe. this happened last thursday in santa fe, new mexico. the car hit a number of people. they're all expected to be okay.
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police say an 83-year-old woman discovered later sitting in the cafe was the driver. she told officers she tried to put the car in park but something went wrong. no charges have been filed. we're going to turn to another close call this one in florida between a luxury home and a luxury liner. >> the frightening incident was all caught on tape as a terrified fort lauderdale couple watched helplessly as a giant cruise ship appeared to head straight for their house. here's abc's eva pilgrim. >> reporter: caught on tape, a cruise ship's close call with a home. a cruise ship bearing down on a ft. lauderdale home. >> get out! >> reporter: bill todhunter and his wife yasmine ran to their deck screaming when the equinox appeared to be heading straight for them. >> i looked up and i could see the bow of the ship, and i knew something was wrong. >> that's when i was panicked and i was worried the house was going to get hit. >> reporter: here you can see the ship throwing its thrusters into reverse roughly 100 feet away. this isn't the first cruise ship
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close encounter. last summer, rough water caused another celebrity cruise ship to slam into this dock in alaska. in this incident, the pilot's association says the ship was directed to this route because of strong winds, but the pilot was skillfully keeping it within the channel, and proceeded to safely guide the vessel out to sea. >> they have come close, but not literally facing and pointing right at a home 100 feet offshore. >> reporter: celebrity cruise line saying no one was in danger and the ship did not run aground, and if it had, they would have been required to report it. >> eva pilgrim, abc news, fort lauderdale, florida. >> when we come back, the latest and greatest reported celebrity romance merging the world of sports and music. >> and the celebrity divorce that's now apparently on hold. "the skinny" is next. now apparently on hold. "the skinny" is next. ittle as 1 wow! but what other teen problems can it fix fast?
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♪ skinny, so skinny if there was like an all-star league for couples. >> this would be it. >> this would be it. they would be inducted into the hall of fame right now. it is mind blowing. shocking the world right now. >> it really is. the source has confirmed to "people" magazine that jennifer lopez and alex rodriguez are an item. even more than that, they've apparently been dating for weeks now and they said it wouldn't last. >> for weeks. like literally just two weeks. so that source tells "people" magazine that lopez "seems really excited," but she understands that the three-time mvp is a ladies man. so for now, it's just fun. >> and they both had their share of fun with a roster of exes that rivals that of a hollywood talent agency. j.lo's past love life spans
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three husbands including marc anthony and chris judd and she very famously dated ben affleck and also p. diddy. >> the most famous ex there is chris judd. a rod was no slouch himself. he was busy, his exes include madonna, kate hudson, demi moore and cameron diaz just to name four. >> i'm impressed. i mean, this is a good-looking group here. >> it's a cute couple. >> was it conan o'brien that used to do the mock-up what your baby would look like? this had be a -- we're jumping the gun. >> we are jumping the gun and also have to remember like drake was a hot thing just a couple months ago for j.lo. >> i just remember he just had broken up with someone else maybe two weeks ago. so. >> yeah. huh. celebrities, they're just like us. >> speaking of one of j.lo's exes, ben affleck is apparently
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not getting divorced not anytime soon. >> "people" magazine reporting his estranged wife jennifer garner has called off the divorce at least for now. a source tells the magazine she really wants to work things out with ben and that they are giving things another try. >> the couple is still separated as they apparently work on patching things up. they announced their separation two years ago after ten years of marriage. the couple has three children. >> this is huge. a whole new meaning to the word teaser here. >> we mean tease really fast, shareholders from our parent company disney were treated to top secret footage yesterday from "star wars: the last jedi" that gave them a behind the scenes glimpse into the film's production. we're getting additional detail from a reporter inside that meeting. > was that it? >> i thought we were going to -- that was it. >> that's the teaser? >> that was it. that's all you get. >> wow. >> los angeles times reporter daniel miller did divulge a few more details on twitter saying we just got a few seconds of rey handing luke a lightsaber and luke asked rey, who are you, and
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we see her deftly handle a light saber. >> mind-blowing moment. he tweeted out more details saying we saw mountains, oceans, forests. looks suitably epic, exotic. >> for now that's all we're getting, folks. "star wars" hits theaters december 15th. the award seasons prank keep on coming. > during one of germany's most prestigious, the trophy for best international film was landed to ryan gosling for "la la land." but was it really -- >> i'm ryan gosling. >> i dedicate this award to -- yoko. >> thank you very much. >> even the hollywood "a" listers in the audience were not fooled by this impersonator who was really a chef from munich.
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some cough medicines only last 4 hours. but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. let's end this. ♪ every once in a while man's best friend needs a little help now and then from men. >> this morning we're hearing about an entire community that refused to give up on one family's dog. here's abc's david muir with the dramatic rescue. >> reporter: this is 12-year-old sage. safe at home now right there in her bed. the labrador lost her sight a few months ago to glaucoma and a tumor. she lost her way after wandering from her home in boulder creek, california. sage's family, devastated. >> it was horrible. we were so heartbroken and just feeling so bad that she was out there. >> reporter: friends helped search the thick woods behind their home. there were reports of flash floods.
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worries about mountain lions. and as the hours and days passed, they feared they would never see sage again. >> we had so many people helping with the search. we had signs up, we had it posted everywhere. >> reporter: eight days, and no sign of sage. then their neighbor, an off-duty firefighter, dan estrada, had been part of the search effort was on a hike in the woods, when he spotted something beside a creek in the woods, motionless. but sage was still alive. dan's friend capturing the moment. >> i look over and see sage laying on the ground right with her head in the stream. i jumped in the stream, i was super happy. i put my arms around her and hugged her and threw her over my shoulders and carried her up the mountain. >> reporter: sage on his shoulders, and sage's family, beth and her son, noah there, overjoyed. as they take their dog home. >> i was hugging everybody, you know. it was just amazing. >> reporter: amazing and that firefighter says sage has taught us all a lesson. >> it's been very harsh conditions and that dog had such a strong will to live and i think everybody has a lesson to be learned from that. don't give up. and he also says if dogs can smile, sage was smiling all the
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way. >> you can kind of see it there on her face. i guess that might melt the hearts of many folks. there's this one that might finish the job. >> meet one of the newest internet sensations, carmelo has been adopted by a franciscan monastery in bolivia. >> apparently students at the monostair started dressing the dog in traditional francis icahn garb as a joke. >> it's cute. >> his garb. >> i'll give it that. >> don't miss our updates on facebook. j-rod is winning our poll. >> i figured that would be it. >> yeah, that's easy. >> announcer: this is abc's >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing
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my name is eddie metcalf. i enjoworking in my yard and you know, i can't. i can't do that any more,'cuz i'm missing most of my lung. they did a cat scan of my kidneys, no more kidney stones. that's the good news. "but, we found a spot on your lung." that frankly scared the "hell" out of me. i hadn't smoked in 22 years. how could this happen to me? he said, "well, you know about radon gas?" we'll... you know, i heard about it. he said, "well, the second leading cause of cancer" "in america is radon, 22,000 people a year die from this." i literally left the doctor's office, got a test kit, put it in my house, and our result was 39.8. the upper limit is 4. we got to get this fixed. that was on a monday, and on wednesday, our mitigation system was up and running. well, i think everybody should have their house tested. we'd never know. we'd still be living there. i could get another tumor from it. right now, it's changing my life.
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good morning from new york. i'm kendis gibson. good morning from new york. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm linsey davis in for diane macedo. here are the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." intense wind gusts tearing across the midwest worsened than a fire investigators say was deliberately set. five people were killed and at least four others injured. >> the fbi has launched an investigation into the leak of thousands of cia documents that reveal top secret hacking tools. they believe the source who gave the files to wikileaks had access to one of the highly classified u.s. spying networks. today for the first time, we'll hear from the family of one of the indiana teens found murdered last month. 14-year-old liberty german and her 13-year-old friend abigail williams disappeared february 13th. their killer is still on the loose. hawaii is the first state
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suing to block the revised travel ban. attorneys for the state say the order will harm hawaii's muslim population. tourism as well as foreign students. a federal judge has scheduled a hearing for next wednesday. those are some of the top stories that we're following on this thursday. it is march 9th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> we'll start this half hour with those nasty winds that created chaos across much of the nation's midsection. >> this big rig toppled over in northern ohio causing a temporary shutdown of interstate 280 near toledo. outside milwaukee this truck jammed the morning commute after flipping over on a highway. >> plenty of trees lost the battle with mother nature. the winds churned up the waters of lake michigan making it look more like an ocean. and dozens of trees causing a huge mess across the area. abc's alex perez with the details.
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>> reporter: the high winds turned deadly in the upper midwest. five people at this apartment complex didn't make it out. the storms leaving 600,000 detroit customers in the dark. >> it was a horrendous fire to fight. we've got high winds and it drove the fire right through the building. >> winds so strong, the plane carrying the michigan men's basketball team and their families went sliding off the runway. no one was hurt. those winds part of the same system fanning the wildfires in the great plains. nearly 1.5 million acres scorched. at least six dead. >> i got a semi truck blocking half the eastbound lane now. >> reporter: highway cameras catching this semi flipping over in ohio, the same scene in wisconsin where a tanker truck overturned almost going into the other lane. but the wild winds were not just wreaking havoc on land. >> so close, get out. get out. >> reporter: in fort lauderdale,
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florida, high winds are being blamed for pushing this cruise ship too close for comfort to one family's home. alex perez, abc news, chicago. >> now to capitol hill and a bitter fight over the effort to abolish and replace obamacare. lawmakers debated all of yesterday and into the night and early morning hours after two house committees took up a republican health care bill. some conservatives have opposed the legislation even as house speaker paul ryan predicted it will pass. but it's the democrats pushing back the hardest trying their best to keep the process from moving forward and frustrating republicans. >> what they despise about us is that we have this endless taste great, less filling argument and that we don't come up with a solution. >> because i think. >> but earlier there was a hint of bipartisan cooperation on a related issue. congressman elijah cummings and another democrat who met with president trump say he was enthusiastic about their
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proposal to address the high cost of prescription drugs. a museum in mosul housing ancient artifacts is now in ruins. a.p. reporters granted rare access to the museum after iraqi forces retook it from isis earlier this week. archaeologists confirm many of the artifacts were the original stone statues dating back thousands of years. extremists view such ancient relics as false idols. heavy strikes in syria target a rebel held area near damascus. dozens of air raid hit the area. at least three people have reportedly died. the air strikes come just a day after russia announced a regional cease fire. a high ranking member of the u.s. military confirmed reports that russia deployed a nuclear capable cruise missile. the department of defense says december's deployment violates the spirit and intent of a 1987 nuclear arms pact. the treaty bans a certain class
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of land-based cruise missiles. here you see the joint chiefs vice chairman who says the move threatens nato facilities in europe. back here at home, a fourth victim has died more than a week after a small plane crashed into two homes in california. joann stacy pierce was hospitalized in critical condition with severe burns. pierce was one of five people aboard the plane that crashed february 27th. the group was returning home from a cheerleading competition. the ntsb is investigating the cause of the crash. investigators are looking closely at a fatal crash rolfing a train hitting a bus in biloxi, mississippi. this time four people were killed and more than 35 were injured. the tour bus was carrying a group of seniors from texas to a casino when witnesses say the bus bottomed out crossing the tracks. the railroad crossing does have a sign warning about low clearance.
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for the first time, we're seeing chilling new images of a hostage standoff at a florida credit union. video captured the suspect entering the bank in december. you can also see the man putting a gun to the back of his hostage's heads. the suspect was taken down by s.w.a.t. members after about two hours. nicolas humphrey has lead pleaded not guilty to charges including armed robbery and kidnapping. call him the doggie door burglar. police in phoenix have been looking for this guy for nearly a week. the armed thief broke into a home last friday by squeezing his way through the pet door. cameras captured the entry as well as a clear picture of his face. he got away with jewelry, electronics and some cash. >> i'm surprised more people don't do that, more criminals. >> maybe more criminals are overweight. they can't squeeze into the doggy door. >> are you a basketball fan. >> of course. >> the ncaa men's basketball tournament is just five days away but march madness is already here. >> check out this buzzer beater in the acc tournament.
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>> is that going to count? they're going to check it. >> wow. >> it was a heave. >> of course it counted. that was wake forest's greg mcclinton from about 75 feet against virginia tech. >> we'll watch it again. look at that. oh, man. >> as he walks away, yeah. >> i don't think he expected that. virginia tech went on to win the game as a graduate of the university of virginia, i say virginia tech, pfft. >> really? >> you're hating on. >> i know. that's just rivalry. >> yeah, i know. >> university of virginia teams haven't done that well over the years. so i understand. it's a little bitter for you all. >> okay. moving right along. >> coming up, the new developments in the marines photo scandal. what we're now hearing about
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that facebook group. female marines without their knowledge and what two of those victims are now saying. > how a hot dish competition has managed to cool account partisan rancor on capitol hill. the hottest casserole contest inside the nation's capital. but first here's a look at today's temperatures. >> "world news now" weather, >> "world news now" weather, brought to you by cat's pride.
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from surfaces for up to 48 hours. you can pick up the flu it's like having a sick family member in your home. but lysol kills 99.9% of germs including 8 cold and flu viruses. to help protect your home lysol that. cough doesn't sound so good. take mucinex dm. i'll text you in 4 hours when your cough returns. one pill lasts 12 hours, so... looks like i'm good all night! some cough medicines only last 4 hours. but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. let's end this. a fence ended up being the perfect web to catch a suspect a fence ended up being the perfect web to catch a suspect in a high speed chase. police in tulsa, oklahoma, tried to stop the pan yesterday for driving under the influence. that's when he took off hitting speeds of more than 80 miles per hour. he left the highway, then crashed through a gate. that's when the car got stuck on the fence of someone's lawn. one of the actors best known for the movie "elf" may land on
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santa's naughty list following an accident in ohio caught on surveillance video. faizon love is free on bond but he allegedly assaulted an airport worker. that's love you saw there grabbing that worker at the columbus airport and throwing him to the ground. love's attorney says there had been a dispute over payment. love pleaded not guilty during his first court appearance. and the ex-wife of singer don mclean has been granted a two-year extension to a protection order. in july he pleaded guilty to domestic violence, assault and other charges stemming from an incident in january of last year. the singer is perhaps known for the song "american pie." >> new details about the private facebook group with members accused of sharing thousands of images of female marines in the nude without their permission. >> the top general has issued a scathing rebuke as two of the victims are now speaking out. abc's marci gonzalez with the latest.
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>> reporter: two more women coming forward saying they are among the victims of a private facebook group on which some marines were nude and other images of women without their consent. >> as a marine corps veteran, i am disheartened and disgusted with this scandal. >> reporter: the facebook group has tens of thousands of members reportedly as many as hundreds or thousands of photos of more than two dozen women, some said to be identified by name, rank and where they serve. many reportedly attracting obscene comments from some members of the group before the photos were taken down. >> i felt like my privacy had been taken away from me. >> reporter: the marines say they first learned of the allegations when thomas brennan, a marine veteran turned journalist said he discovered the photos and brought them to the leadership's attention. >> there were a nefarious few that decided to sexually exploit hundreds of women. >> reporter: sergeant major of the marine corps ronald green in a previously scheduled hearing on capitol hill on wednesday explained to congress officials
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are outraged but unable to say much else till the investigation is complete. >> we have to be careful what we say about a database out there that we really don't know how many are active duty, how many are retired or who they are. it doesn't matter. it's disrespectful. we don't condone it. >> reporter: he went on it say once the regular is over, marines will do what's right and what's legal to take action on those involved. kendis and linsey. >> no word yet on how many people are being investigated. >> yeah, but the marine corps officials are already spoken to some of the marines regarding this facebook group. coming up with the weather finally warming up, we are just weeks away from road trip season. >> my co-anchor diane macedo is going to join us with the top travel toys for tots. travel toys for tots. all eyes are on olay ultimate eye cream. allure best of beauty and marie claire's most wanted. eyes show emotion, not your age.
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♪ ♪ ♪ we are hitting the road with senior editor of toy insider marissa debartolo letting us know what we should pack up for the little ones on the next road trip. this is always a problem parents have. we barely have the attention span for long rides let alone the kids. how do you keep them entertained. >> you never want to hear i'm bored coming from the backseat. right? so these are great toys to keep kids entertained for a long time. we'll start with a great play set from play mobile, the one two three my take along farm. this comes with lots of different farm animals and mini figures and accessories. what i love about it is that you can close this container and grab the handle. >> how convenient is that. >> and take it anywhere on the go with you. >> like a lunch box. >> yes, it's so easy to transport where you're going this summer. pillow pets are the perfect travel companion for kids. they double as a sweet plush but
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you unhook this velcro and you have a nice soft travel pillow. >> i want one of these. >> there is our -- >> during commercial break. >> so so comfortable. this is our strawberry milkshake. it's actually scented. and we have rebel from paw patrol, one of the kids' favorite tv series right now. >> so comfortable. >> so easy to put together. mag formers are magnetic construction sets for kids. you don't have to worry about tiny little pieces getting lost in the car because everything just clicks right together. >> kind of like legos but magnetic in a way. >> the pieces are chunkier for little kids. this is our shimmer and shine set featuring kids' favorite characters. >> cute little characters. >> kids can build anything they imagine. there's a design guide inside to help them out. >> pretty cool. >> kids love to color but parents don't so much like the mess. >> no one wants it on the new leather in the car. >> this is crayola's color wonder on the go.
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everything stores neatly inside this little container here. these magic markers look clear. you can draw on the skin or the car and they'll never show up until they show up on the special paper. i'll let you do a little coloring here. how cool is that. >> it shows up as pink on the paper. >> you're holding a pink marker. it looks clear but shows pink as soon as you draw it on the special paper. >> it comes with 15 sheets and three markers. kids can color as much as they want. >> fashion plates. i grew up with these. >> i had these as a kid. there's a crayon in here. >> a rubbing tool. customize your outfit and give it a good rub up and down and you'll get a custom creation that you made. this is our travel set. it's a little bit smaller than the regular design set. comes with four markers. nice job. good work. she's ready for her next vacation. >> i'm an artist everybody.
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i'll autograph that. >> please do. >> then you can color this, too. >> you can color that in. everything for stores inside this little container. it snaps together very easy. >> she's holding a fan and everything. >> ready for her next vacation. >> these are teenage mutant ninja turtles play sets. very tiny pieces with lots and lots of play value. >> this reminds me of polly pocket. >> it comes with little figures here. that's even a blaster. you want to pull that back. >> oh. >> just pull it back and let go. super easy. >> let go? oh. >> there you go. >> trying to shoot our floor manager. it didn't quite make it. >> these are so much fun for kids. as you can see, we've got leo all closed up there. everything folds right inside. you can take it with you. >> that's so fun. >> isn't that great? >> yes. >> and then i heard you have one more toy that you've been keeping secret from me because it's going to entertain me for
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hours. >> everyone knows the rubik's cube. but this is the rubik's tryamid. it's a little bit different. you have to snap off these little pieces and then the concept is the same. get each side to have the same color but it's a little bit into this is going to keep me up at night. do you understand? i am obsessed with puzzles. >> i have this one in shambles. >> i have no idea how to do this. >> it's a in spin on the rubik's cube and still something that keeps kids, adults, anybody in the car busy for a long time. >> oh, no. i'm not going to be able to do the rest of the show trying to put this both. is there a strategy? >> you know, i think there might be. we just have no idea. >> we have to figure out what that strategy is. >> is this to entertain the adults or the kids. >> kids aged 8 and up and up. >> and for these and other traveling toy ideas don't forget to visit marissa's website, toyinsider.com. marisa debartolo, it's always great to have you on. thank you so much for joining us, everyone. stick with us.
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the 7th annual minnesota hot dish competition hosted by al franken featuring ten versions of the north star state's specialty. a variation on the casserole. it's a bipartisan affair featuring all ten minnesota lawmakers which franken said is more crucial given the charged political atmosphere on capitol hill. >> after a very divisive is th most important hot dish off ever. >> what this is all about is being neighbors. sharing food and i think every year it just gets more and more the presentations get more wonderful. and we don't cheat. >> reporter: the judges got down to business, chowing down on dishes with quirky names like little hot dish on the prairie. the criteria, one protein, vegetables and a starch, frequently tater tots. franken was part emcee and part connoisseur. >> is that quinoia or couscous? >> reporter: and part trash talker. his state is proud to be minnesota nice.
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>> we punish cheaters with a passive aggressive attitude. >> reporter: the minnesota lawmakers have all sorts of political views but he said the competition is a chance to put all of that aside. >> the minnesota delegation has certain issues that we all care about, but there actually does make a difference. we get together and have fun. and that makes the difference. >> reporter: the big winner was collin peterson who won over the judges with his bear meat hot dish which he called the right to bear arms. ali rogan, abc news, the capitol. >> have you ever had bear meat before? it doesn't sound tasty. >> doesn't sound that bearable. >> that's a good one. >> cavaliers have had success in recent years. >> thank you for clarifying that. >> yes. success in recent years. >> thank you for clarifying that. >> yes.
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>> this morning on "world news now," the overnight debate on capitol hill. >> many republicans and democrats are fighting with and against each other as the efforts to overhaul the health care system take shape. we'll have the latest on the showdown happening right now. across the country, dangerous wind gusts are responsible for deadly fires and an apartment complex going up in flames in just a matter of minutes while wildfires continue to rage. and on the highways, look at that scene. tractor-trailers tossed around like toys. and later the kalief browder story, the teenager held for years at new york city's notorious rikers island without a trial eventually driven to take his own life. the powerful new documentary from jay-z turning into a rallying cry for justice. ♪ hold me closer tiny dancer >> it's the 2017 version, hold
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me closer town hall dancer. >> you can sing. >> yeah. yeah, we're still trying to learn those moves for ourselves. >> you can do it. >> sort of looks like elaine from seinfeld, don't you think? as we uncover the reason this very flexible woman is performing a dance in front of council members. we're going to work it out with her on this thursday. this is march 9th. ♪ ♪ >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." it could catch on. >> her moves? >> yes. >> or your singing? i love your singing really. >> said no one. we begin this half hour with lawmakers sparring on capitol hill. >> elaine from "seinfeld." >> those aren't the moves happening on capitol hill at this hour. >> not at all. gop's plan to repeal and replace obamacare is what they're talking about. >> this was a live picture from the capitol.
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kind of makes you wish you had the town hall dancer there to make it more exciting. >> spice it up. >> democrats and republicans are clashing overnight embroiled in marathon debates on the bill that started before noon yesterday. >> lawmakers did take a brief break fueling up on pizza in the middle of the night. this picture tweeted out by the energy & commerce committee. >> and also last night, president trump met with conservative critics of the health care plan at the white house hoping to convince them to get on board. mary bruce is on capitol hill. >> reporter: with his health care plan under siege from democrats and republicans too, house speaker paul ryan is trying to calm the storm. >> i have no doubt we'll pass this because we're going to keep our promises. we're going through the inevitable growing pains of being an opposition party to becoming a governing party. >> reporter: but now, the nation's leading health care groups are piling on, joining aarp to denounce the plan. in a letter to congress, the american medical association citing the "expected decline in health insurance coverage and
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the potential harm it would cause to vulnerable patient populations." president trump has promised insurance for everybody. >> he has committed that no one will lose their insurance and everyone will have access to coverage. everyone will have access to coverage. he has assured that. >> reporter: but some white house officials say that's just a goal. not calling it a guarantee. one early review of the plan projects that up to 10 million americans could lose their insurance. >> the american public still wonders with great anxiety what is going to happen to them personally! >> reporter: on capitol hill a group off west virginia miners and health care workers. president trump repeatedly reached out to miners and won west virginia by an overwhelming margin. but many of those here worry they could lose their health care if this plan goes through. >> i have insurance now. but i'm probably going to lose it unless this is fixed. >> what's your message to lawmakers who are pushing this bill forward? >> leave it alone. >> reporter: we brought her concerns to west virginia republican david mckinley.
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>> your message to these west virginians is? >> relax. relax. relax. this is a process. this isn't the final bill. >> reporter: republican leaders are looking to the president to help sell the plan. >> this is an all hands on deck because you know what? we all ran on repealing and replacing obamacare. >> reporter: the white house says they are all in. >> he is a deal-maker and he's a negotiator. he is a world class business leader, and he has been highly successful at it. so if anybody can get a deal, it's going to be donald trump. >> according to one official, he's expected to travel to kentucky on saturday. >> it's a red state that voted for trump but also a state that's seen a major drop in the uninsured. democrats often tout kentucky as an obamacare success story. mary bruce, abc news, capitol hill. >> mary tells us that ama is not the only health care group opposing the plan. american hospital association announcing its opposition in letter to congress.
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the hospital group is concerned that coverage for the nation's poor will be jeopardized and also flagged changes to medicaid as a significant problem area. aha represents nearly 5,000 hospitals across the country. the federation of american hospitals says it has significant issues with the plan. days after president trump accused president obama of bugging his phones, the white house is struggling to answer questions about a possible investigation. press secretary sean spicer initially said the white house needed to find out if the president is the subject of a counter intelligence probe. minutes later spicer revised his response after he was handed a note. he then said the white house has no reason to believe the president is the target of any investigation whatsoever. as questions swirl about ties between president trump and russia, abc news has confirmed that former utah governor jon huntsman has been tapped to be the next u.s. ambassador to russia. he was a vocal critic of candidate trump during the campaign. he served as ambassador to
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singapore under the first president bush and as ambassador to china under president obama. dangerous winds gusting at more than 60 miles an hour knocked out power, fueled fires across much of the nation's midsection. and also turned deadly in detroit. a fast-moving fire tore through an apartment complex moving so quickly the residents there had a tough time making their way to safety. and many didn't. five people were killed and at least four others suffered burns as well as smoke inhalation. >> we had people jumping out the windows in the back. and fire was being driven through the building by the wind. so it was a horrendous fire to fight. >> this is even horrible. just last night, detroit police declared arson as the cause of that fire. saying they now have one suspect in custody. and the unusually strong winds are also being blamed for this. toppling that tractor-trailer in northern ohio causing a temporary shutdown of interstate
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280 near toledo. the same is true for this tanker truck that flipped over on a highway outside of milwaukee. and fire crews battling record wildfires burning across several plains states. should get some relief from improved weather conditions today. forecasters say a storm stretching into the weekend could drop an inch or more of rain from central kansas through much of oklahoma and texas. a major new development in the fight against isis in syria. at least 200 marines are on the ground in raqqa joining the battle to retake the city. they've established an outpost where they can fire artillery guns. the move comes as american-backed forces intensify their assault on the city. meanwhile, hundreds ef u.s. troops are being sent t0 kuwait to join the fight if needed. two dozen people are under arrest in the largest gun bust in the history of brooklyn, new york. prosecutors say the suspects brought more than 200 weapons into new york city from virginia. the firearms range from handguns to assault rifles.
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investigators say the alleged traffickers took advantage of virginia's less restrictive gun buying laws. all of the weapons were sold to an undercover police officer. and taking a turn here, it isn't always obvious, i know this firsthand, when a good idea goes very bad. there's this is town hall meeting in portland, maine. >> so that's sarah julie. put her own spin on the city's arts in the chamber program by dancing like no one is watching. > that's what aware supposed to do. >> when you're home alone. >> she did a few spins. there was a move that kind of looked like she was about to break dance i guess. >> yeah. she got a nice round of applause when she was done. there was also this -- this. >> what was this. >> this lap move. >> yeah. >> this is only for late night tv i guess. >> yeah. it was only awkward when one of the lawmakers started throwing dollar bills at her. that's when it became awkward.
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i don't know what her point was. but we hope she got it across. >> you will get the exclusive on that, i'm sure. >> yeah, all right. coming up, caught on camera. surveillance camera showing what can happen during a back draft. knocking these firefighters to the ground. >> and later the frightening story of a young life cut tragically short by the criminal justice system. how a powerful new documentary is helping to trigger real change. you're watching "world news now." . agging. yeah, that stuff only lasts a few hours. or, take mucinex. one pill fights congestion for 12 hours. no thank you very much, she's gonna stick with the short-term stuff. 12 hours? guess i won't be seeing you for a while. is that a bisque? i just lost my appetite. why take medicines that only last 4 hours, when just one mucinex lasts 12 hours? start the relief.
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dramatic images of two firefighters caught in a back draft. this is in west palm beach, florida. they tried to enter the home. they were knocked back by an explosion of flames coming through that door. they both suffered minor injuries. but they returned to continue fighting the flames. overseas we're learning new details about the investigation into that brutal killing of a rhinoceros inside a zoo in france. >> it's being called the first poaching inside a european zoo. abc's alex marquardt is there for us. >> reporter: as two surviving rhinos huddled together, investigators launched an urgent hunt for the suspected poachers who broke into that zoo outside paris. their target was this 5-year-old white rhinoceros named vince. police say the attackers killed the endangered animal with large caliber rounds, then sawed off his horn and escaped. >> there's very little separating us from the rhinos. at night they're in an enclosure
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back there and poaches had to get through an other security entrance and break through two locked doors to get inside. >> reporter: the attack has left the staff here shaken. >> yesterday it was i would say the shock. today that's the sadness. >> reporter: rhinos are now being poached at an alarming rate. last year more than 1,000. one horn can fetch tens of thousands of dollars on the black market in asia where they're believed to have medicinal purposes, but that has been proven false. they're simply made of keratin like human nails and hair. officials are looking for clues while a top zoo official in the u.s. has called on american zoos to take extra precautions. alex marquardt, france. >> the close call with a giant cruise ship. it appears to be on a head-on collision course with a waterfront home.
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this morning what the cruise line is saying that the ship did not do. first the tragedy now being used as a rallying call. the new documentary from jay-z is shining a light on a broken criminal justice system. you're watching "world news now." wow! but what other teen problems can it fix fast? maybe it can quickly give this teen a thicker mustache? doesn't look like it. will clearasil act fast to help this teen concentrate on his math test? darn. can it help... nope. no. so let's be clear: clearasil works fast on teen acne, not so much on other teen things.
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♪ ♪ welcome back. we're getting a gritty new look inside one of america's most notorious jail complexes and how it's said to have tragically failed one young man. >> we're talking about kalief broader and his story is so compelling and so tragic that jay-z decided to produce a powerful new documentary about it hoping to galvanize a movement. we're up on "nightline" with abc's byron pitts. >> reporter: for kalief browder, justice wasn't simply blind. it betrayed him. >> i felt like i was done. i felt like something needed to
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be done about this. >> reporter: arrested at the age of 16 for stealing a backpack, he would spend more than three years at the rikers island jail in solitary confinement. he was never tried a breakdown in the system. >> i'm always thinking about jail. i'm a mess. i'm 21 and i feel like i'm 40. >> reporter: "nightline" spoke with him in 2014, optimistic, working, he earned his ged, started classes at bronx community college pulling a 3.56 gpa, but the psychological trauma from jail was haunting. seven months after that interview, kalief browder hung himself. he was 22. >> they destroyed my life. my family's life. >> reporter: the truth of the hellish nightmare he endured inside rikers the harsh reality now being explored in a spike tv documentary. "time the kalief browder story," produced by the weinstein
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company and jay-z. >> people will see his story and realize man, this is going on. >> reporter: in life, kalief offered a cautionary tale about the inefficiency of the criminal justice system. in death he became a martyr. >> i deeply wish we haven't lost him. he did not die in vain. >> reporter: new york city ended solitary confinement for 16 and 17-year-olds and last year new york state passed kalief's law to ensure a speedy trial. president obama cited browder's story calling for the end of solitary for juveniles nationwide. his siblings fighting for justice reform calling for the closing of rikers island. >> why do you think it should be shut down. >> it's ludicrous how we can put human beings inside cages and release them back to society. it's not human. >> reporter: there are disturbing deposition tapes and alarming video that made national news. >> i remember he called me out. you know me, i said come on, let's fight.
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>> reporter: he refused to join a gang so inmates beat him. guards mocked him. >> nobody protecting me. i'm by myself. there you have to fight for the phone, for any little thing. >> reporter: the anger, isolation and brutality he endured in jail would stay with him long after he went home. >> this is how he releases his anger. when he thinks about rikers, he gets really upset. >> reporter: how was he before he went to rikers. >> he was a normal kid. >> reporter: when he comes home, who he is. >> soulless. >> reporter: studies show prolonged stays in solitary confinement can lead to paranoia, hallucinations, suicidal thoughts and emotional breakdowns leading to even greater damage among adolescents whose brains are still developing. > i practically lost my mind. i feel like sometimes you know, i feel like i have screws loose like i'm never going to be the same. >> reporter: after his death,
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his family would file a $20 million lawsuit against the city of new york and other parties. his mother vanita spoke with me in 2015. >> what do you hope happens now? >> i want them to be responsible to admit that it was their fault that my son is dead. i will be in hell until the day i die because i found my son hanging. >> reporter: her hell would end without apology. last october, she died. >> when kalief hung himself, she could never recover from it. >> reporter: it sounds like she died from a broken heart. >> she did, absolutely. >> it's so hard for me. >> you are mr. kalief browder, is that correct? >> yes. >> from the grave and now from the screen, kalief browder is forever a grim reminder justice delayed is justice denied. for him, there was never justice or peace.
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>> i wanted more for myself. >> i just feel like i deserve more. >> reporter: for "nightline," i'm byron pitts in new york. >> stay with us. "the mix" is next. "the mix" is next. "nightline," i'm byron pitts in new york. >> stay with us. "the mix" is next. mthat stuff only lasts a few hours. or, take mucinex. one pill fights congestion for 12 hours. guess i won't be seeing you for a while. why take medicines
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some cough medicines only last 4 hours. but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. let's end this. it is your thursday morning mix". and you know, the dab has been popular. you know how to do it, right. yeah, i think i kind of have an idea. >> yes, without knocking somebody else in the meantime. the group the migos came out with it initially. gained a little bit of attention when paul ryan thought you this kid was sneezing during a photo op. >> he later got grounded. >> yes, he did, as his dad was being sworn in on capitol hill. there's a certain school in wyoming that has had enough of these things. they said this is going to be a dab free zone but they went even farther. they're like, while we're at it, we're also tired of the whole bottle toss thing. >> you want to explain that to people. >> there was a kid in north
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carolina who became really, really popular because he was able to figure out how to toss a bottle and get it to land right there. >> i think the problem is this bottle was too full. >> yes, exactly. now that school has gotten tired of that. and then some. >> sorry. so you're going to try it one more time. >> it landed but not correctly. this is really adorable. take a look at this video of a 2-year-old. the first time she discovered her shadow. wait, what's that? what? what? let me back away. no, it's still following me. >> that's awesome. >> she's just terrified. it was -- >> the twin's like. >> she has a shadow. >> me and my shadow. she's right up front. >> she is unfazed. i have this thing that follows me around. really, really cute video there. so this one is kind of funny. so this guy from scotland
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tweeted this picture of his roommate and how he opens up a bag of bread. he says that he hasn't just done it one time. he said you know, he could understand if maybe he was in a drunken stupor, the guy opened the up the bag like that. but no, he has done this at least twice. so a lot of people are saying get out now. he's saying maybe this guy is a psychopath and worried about his physical safety. they are saying this guy is psycho. now, i remember when i was in college and i did kind of go ham and cheese one time because my roommates would put crumbs in the butter. the tub of butter would have so many crumbs in it. that was my thing. >> pet peeve. >> these are the type of people that put peas and mayonnaise on their pizza. you want to see the world's coolest pup outside dallas? see the puppy right there. >> got some shades. yeah. just a cool pup. kind of chilling there. and in a stroller. >> no less.
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this morning on "world news th this morning on "world news now," deadly wind conditions causing all sorts of chaos across the country. fires swiftly turning into infernos as is the winds gust and fuel flames. treacherous driving across the nation's highways as the forecast offers some hope. and some breaking news out of nashville where police have made an arrest in the murder of a nurse caught on surveillance. we'll have the latest developments just ahead. also new this half hour, the dramatic close call caught on camera between a multimillion dollar waterfront and a cruise ship. >> just how close did the celebrity cruise liner come to a florida property? what the homeowners and the cruise liner are saying this morning. and can two of the hottest celebrity "a" listers now be an item? what we're finding out this
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morning about the an apparent budding romance between jenny from the block and alex rodriguez. it's thursday, march 9th. ♪ >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> lyrical geniuses there, i ain't your mama. >> i like that song. >> so the "new york daily news," they already have. >> j-rod. >> easy, easy version of it. we've come up with some others a-lo. >> it's good. my other notes, jenny-lex and al-jen. >> it's going to be j-rod. it's done. >> let us know which one should be their nickname. it probably will be over by the time we come up with a nickname. >> ye of little faith. >> we'll start this half hour with the situation that is taking place throughout the country over the last 48 hours with the winds and weather.
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hundreds of thousands of customers still without power caused by extreme wind gusts blasting across the upper midwest and great lakes. >> look at these images from chicago where the wind knocked out a high rise window raining glass and debris on to a car below. the driver fortunately was not hurt. in the rochester airport, airport, they recorded a wind gust of 81 miles per hour. >> a massive system in canada has been driving those powerful winds which turned deadly in detroit. here's abc's alex perez. >> reporter: high winds on the move turning deadly in the upper midwest. >> there are civilians jumping out of the windows at the location. >> reporter: gusts as high as 68 miles an hour, fanning the flames at this detroit apartment complex, killing five. >> it was a horrendous fire to fight. we've got these high winds and it just drove the fire right through the building. >> reporter: a plane carrying the michigan men's basketball team and their families, aborting takeoff sliding off the runway. no one was hurt.
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winds snapping huge trees. some 600,000 people in the detroit area without power. semis overturning from wisconsin to ohio. this tractor trailer flipping on interstate 280. the driver is okay. those winds part of the same system fanning the wildfires in the great plains. nearly 1.5 million acres scorched. at least six dead. >> i got a semi truck blocking half the eastbound lane now. >> reporter: this new dashcam video showing harrowing moments along interstate 70 in kansas. >> lock it up and get in! >> reporter: a state trooper telling a stranded driver to hop into his patrol car. turning around and fleeing to safety. it's now the largest fire in the state's history. our phillip mena is in neighboring oklahoma where new fires broke out. >> reporter: this is a perfect example of how quickly these flames can spread. we were here about 20 minutes ago, and you couldn't even see the fire, and now the flames are about 20 feet high. >> reporter: this as the high winds move east. gusts up to 76 miles an hour
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west of rochester, new york, likely knocking this freight train right off its rails. >> and authorities here are warning people who have to walk near high-rises to be on the lookout, to be aware, keep their eyes open. some windows have blown out, and the observatories at both the hancock and willis towers shut down tonight because of the winds. alex perez, abc news, chicago. >> arson caused that deadly apartment fire in detroit but the intense wind made the situation that much worse. >> and officials there have made an arrest in that situation there. so they've also been fanning wildfires across the plain states. accuweather's justin povick joins with us more. good morning, justin. >> kendis, linsey, thanks and good morning to you. very active time here into the south central plains with regards to all the fires that we have seen and all the high winds. well, today and into tomorrow, moisture is climbing. it's not going to be as dry out there. we're also looking at a slight reduction in wind speed. two good things which will lower
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the fire danger threat as a front works its way off to the south. kendis, linsey? >> the fbi investigation is under way to track down the source of that massive leak of cia documents posted by wikileaks. officials believe whoever was responsible had to have access to one of the highly classified u.s. spy networks. the files revealed alleged hacking tools used to break into phones and smart tvs. phone manufacturers believe their devices are no longer vulnerable. james comey is making it clear that he has into plans on going anywhere anytime soon. during a cyber security conference at boston college, comey said "you're stuck with me for another six years." that means he intends to serve his entire term. some suggested he would step down after the claim that president obama tapped trump's phones.
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>> two senators working to get to the bottom of the explosive allegation by the president. lindsey graham and sheldon whitehouse have formally requested information from the department of justice and the fbi. they want to know of any action taken to listen in on calls at trump tower. first lady melania trump marked international women's day by hosting a luncheon at the white house welcoming about 50 women, including ivanka. she spoke about kindness, equality, tolerance and the responsibility of women who help each other achieve success and how much she values freedom and equal opportunity as an immigrant. millions of women across the country observed international women's day by marching, boycotting work and wearing red. the protests were called the day without a woman organized to highlight women's economic clout. hillary clinton appeared in washington last night at the vital voices global leadership awards, an organization she founded during her time as first lady.
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she says women's voices have never been as important as they are right now. >> these are uncertain even trying times but as we all stop to look fear in the face, the result has not only been passion but action. >> former first lady michelle obama surprised a group of washington, d.c. schoolgirls to talk about the importance of education. mrs. obama later tweeted she was so impressed by those girls who represent the beauty and diversity of this country. >> a federal judge says hawaii can proceed with its revised travel ban lawsuit. the state is seeking a temporary restraining order. attorneys for hawaii say the order will cause grave injury to muslims in that state. the judge has scheduled a hearing on the case for march 15th. that's next wednesday, and that's a day before the revised ban is due to go into effect. hawaii is the first state to challenge the revised ban. breaking overnight, nashville police have arrested a
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suspect in the brutal stabbing of a 23-year-old nurse. christopher drew mclawhorn is charged in connection with the death of tiffany ferguson. police released surveillance video of the suspect. the roommate was awakened by the sounds of her screams and called 911. >> we think he was there committing burglaries and during the course of the burglary of miss ferguson's apartment he commited a murder. police say the investigation was nonstop. mclawhorn has denied any involvement in the crime. at&t is still trying to figure out what caused a 911 outage for some customers. last night customers were not able to connect with 911 for a few hours. services were affected in texas, florida and tennessee. among other states and the district of columbia customers were given alternate numbers to call in case there was an emergency. we'll switch gears to an update. an exciting one we've been following. giraffe mom. the human.
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she's the pregnant woman so excited for a real giraffe to give birth she posted a live video of her wearing a giraffe mask while she awaited her own baby's arrival. >> what else do you do? her new bundle of joy has now arrived. not the tall one with the long neck. we're talking about erin diedrich from myrtle beach, south carolina. >> and in keeping of course, with the viral video trend. >> this does not look right. >> she and husband did their own giraffe cam part two from her hospital room, they welcomed a boy, porter lane, into the world last night complete with mom in mask. we still have no idea what she looks like. >> we don't. it could be anyone. she could just be me except -- go ahead. >> i have a feeling it's chewbacca mom actually. >> we've got to hear her laugh and we'll know. the frightening close call between a luxury home and a
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giant cruise ship. how close this celebrity cruise ship came to this multimillion dollar home in florida and the parent last second maneuver that saved the day. >> they may be the celebrity couple to end all celebrity couples. what we're hearing this morning about the budding romance of j-rod. if only they were better looking. you're watching "world news now." ching "world news now." (achoo!) did you know you can pick up cold & flu viruses from things in your home for up to 48 hours? it's like having a sick family member that you didn't even know was there. and we all know what happens when one family member gets sick. but lysol spray and lysol wipes kill 99.9% of germs including 8 common cold & flu viruses to help protect your home. this cold and flu season help keep your home happy and healthy and lysol that.
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a police officer's lapel cam a police officer's lapel cam captures the frantic moments after a car slams into a cafe. this happened last thursday in santa fe, new mexico. the car hit a number of people. they're all expected to be okay. police say an 83-year-old woman
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discovered later sitting in the cafe was the driver. she told officers she tried to put the car in park but something went wrong. no charges have been filed. we're going to turn to another close call this one in florida between a luxury home and a luxury liner >> the frightening incident was all caught on tape as a terrified fort lauderdale couple watched helplessly as a giant cruise ship appeared to head straight for their house. here's abc's eva pilgrim. >> reporter: caught on tape, a cruise ship's close call with a home. a cruise ship bearing down on a ft. lauderdale home. >> get out! >> reporter: bill todhunter and his wife yasmine ran to their deck screaming when the equinox appeared to be heading straight for them. >> i looked up and i could see the bow of the ship, and i knew something was wrong. >> that's when i was panicked and i was worried the house was going to get hit. >> reporter: here you can see the ship throwing its thrusters into reverse roughly 100 feet away. this isn't the first cruise ship
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close encounter. last summer, rough water caused another celebrity cruise ship to slam into this dock in alaska. in this incident, the pilot's association says the ship was directed to this route because of strong winds, but the pilot was skillfully keeping it within the channel, and proceeded to safely guide the vessel out to sea. >> they have come close, but not literally facing and pointing right at a home 100 feet offshore. >> reporter: celebrity cruise line saying no one was in danger and the ship did not run aground, and if it had, they would have been required to report it. >> eva pilgrim, abc news, fort lauderdale, florida. >> when we come back, the latest and greatest reported celebrity romance merging the world of sports and music. >> and the celebrity divorce that's now apparently on hold. "the skinny" is next. "the skinny" is next. ittle as 1 wow! but what other teen problems can it fix fast?
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♪ skinny, so skinny if there was like an all-star league for couples. >> this would be it. >> this would be it. they would b ♪ skinny, so skinny if there was like an all-star league for couples. >> this would be it. >> this would be it. they would be inducted into the hall of fame right now. it is mind blowing. shocking the world right now. >> it really is. the source has confirmed to "people" magazine that jennifer lopez and alex rodriguez are an item. even more than that, they've apparently been dating for weeks now and they said it wouldn't last. >> for weeks. like literally just two weeks. so that source tells "people" magazine that lopez "seems really excited," but she understands that the three-time mvp is a ladies man. so for now, it's just fun. >> and they both had their share of fun with a roster of exes
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that rivals out of a hollywood talent agency. j.lo's past love life spans three husbands including marc anthony and chris judd and she very famously dated ben affleck and also p. diddy. >> the most famous ex there is chris judd. a rod was no slouch himself. he was busy, his exes include madonna, kate hudson, demi moore and cameron diaz just to name four. >> i'm impressed. i mean, this is a good-looking group here. >> it's a cute couple. >> was it conan o'brien that used to do the mock-up what your baby would look like? this had be a -- we're jumping the gun. >> we are jumping the gun and also have to remember like drake was a hot thing just a couple months ago for j.lo. >> i just remember he just had broken up with someone else maybe two weeks ago. so. >> yeah. huh. celebrities, they're just like us. >> speaking of one of j.lo's exes, ben affleck is apparently not getting divorced not anytime soon. >> "people" magazine reporting
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his estranged wife jennifer garner has called off the divorce at least for now. a source tells the magazine she really wants to work things out with ben and that they are giving things another try. >> the couple is still separated as they apparently work on patching things up. they announced their separation two years ago after ten years of marriage. the couple has three children. >> this is huge. a whole new meaning to the word teaser here. >> we mean tease really fast, shareholders from our parent company disney were treated to top secret footage yesterday from "star wars: the last jedi" that gave them a behind the scenes glimpse into the film's production. we're getting additional detail from a reporter inside that meeting. > was that it? >> i thought we were going to -- that was it. >> that's the teaser? >> that was it. that's all you get. >> wow. >> los angeles times reporter daniel miller did divulge a few more details on twitter saying we just got a few seconds of rey handing luke a lightsaber and luke asked rey, who are you, and we see her deftly handle a light saber.
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>> mind-blowing moment. he tweeted out more details saying we saw mountains, oceans, forests. looks suitably epic, exotic. >> for now that's all we're getting, folks. "star wars" hits theaters december 15th. the award seasons prank keep on coming. > during one of germany's most prestigious, the trophy for best international film was landed to ryan gosling for "la la land." but was it really -- >> i'm ryan gosling. >> i dedicate this award to -- yoko. >> thank you very much. >> even the hollywood "a" listers in the audience were not fooled by this impersonator who
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some cough medicines only last 4 hours. but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. let's end this. ♪ every once in a while man's best friend needs a little help now and then from men. >> this morning we're hearing about an entire community that refused to give up on one family's dog. here's abc's david muir with the dramatic rescue. >> reporter: this is 12-year-old sage. safe at home now right there in her bed. the labrador lost her sight a few months ago to glaucoma and a tumor. she lost her way after wandering from her home in boulder creek, california. sage's family, devastated. >> it was horrible. we were so heartbroken and just feeling so bad that she was out there. >> reporter: friends helped search the thick woods behind their home. there were reports of flash floods. worries about mountain lions.
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and as the hours and days passed, they feared they would never see sage again. >> we had so many people helping with the search. we had signs up, we had it posted everywhere. >> reporter: eight days, and no sign of sage. then their neighbor, an off-duty firefighter, dan estrada, had been part of the search effort was on a hike in the woods, when he spotted something beside a creek in the woods, motionless. but sage was still alive. dan's friend capturing the moment. >> i look over and see sage laying on the ground right with her head in the stream. i jumped in the stream, i was super happy. i put my arms around her and hugged her and threw her over my shoulders and carried her up the mountain. >> reporter: sage on his shoulders, and sage's family, beth and her son, noah there, overjoyed. as they take their dog home. >> i was hugging everybody, you know. it was just amazing. >> reporter: amazing and that firefighter says sage has taught us all a lesson. >> it's been very harsh conditions and that dog had such a strong will to live and i think everybody has a lesson to be learned from that. don't give up. and he also says if dogs can smile, sage was smiling all the
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way. >> you can kind of see it there on her face. i guess that might melt the hearts of many folks. there's this one that might finish the job. >> meet one of the newest internet sensations, carmelo has been adopted by a franciscan monastery in bolivia. >> apparently students at the monostary started dressing the dog in traditional francis icahn garb as a joke. >> it's cute. >> his garb. >> i'll give it that. >> don't miss our updates on facebook. j-rod is winning our poll. >> i figured that would be it. >> yeah, that's easy. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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making news in america this morning, an all night health care fight on capitol hill. lawmakers bringing in pizza as well as drinks as they battle over the republican plan to replace obamacare. we're live in washington. extreme weather. powerful winds leaving behind shattered glass and a mess across the midwest. flames in several states have been fed by the gusts with deadly consequences. the forecast is coming up. a close call at a train crossing. watch this. onlookers rushing in to help an elderly woman having trouble on the tracks. living on the edge, some homeowners can only watch as their property falls victim to the amount of rain they've been having in california.

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